ONLINE MODULE 3 Principles of Health Economics, Value Based HealthCare and basic financial instruments

Since its establishment as a Center of Excellence (CoE) for clinical research and for health economy, VSCR fulfills all scientific and ethical criteria of quality for academically accredited postgraduate education.

For VSCR, a mandatory and continuous quality control is of crucial importance. Therefore, all postgraduate trainings are subject to a quality control, which has to be carried out by the participants.

We ask you to answer the questions below to check the quality of the knowledge transfer.


Prof. Lieven Annemans
  • Consider a cohort of patients with heart disease and with a life expectancy of 20 years and at an average utility level of 0.6. Imagine that a new treatment can improve their utility level to 0.7, but with no effect on life expectancy. How many QALYs are gained?
  • Which of the following statements is correct regarding cost-effectiveness?
  • Which of the following statements is wrong regarding evidence uncertainties ?
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We would like to thank you for your participation in order to evaluate the quality of the training and to improve it if necessary.